Local News

Thursday, February 11, 2016

NEW WATERFORD, Ohio – American Pioneer MFG LLC closed its pottery plant here Wednesday, ending a three-year venture that counted Seattle-based Starbucks Coffee Co. as its marquee customer (READ STORY). The pottery was co-founded by Ulrich Honighausen, a resident of Sonoma, Calif., who also operates Hausenware, a company that imports ceramics. Honighausen, CEO of American […]

Thursday, February 11, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Western Reserve Health Foundation and the Trumbull Memorial Health Foundation are seeking proposals for their community health grant programs and newly launched “issue-specific” grant programs. The foundations, affiliates of the Community Foundation of the Mahoning Valley, support projects that serve the health needs of Mahoning and Trumbull counties. “Both foundations support […]

Thursday, February 11, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Mahoning County Bar Association is accepting applications for scholarships to attend law school. The foundation, the charitable arm of the county bar association, has awarded scholarships to law students for more than 25 years. Scholarship amounts typically range from $1,00 to $2,000. In addition to general scholarships, the foundation awards scholarships […]

Thursday, February 11, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Sales of new and used cars in the Mahoning Valley fell 5.4% in January, according to data from the Greater Cleveland Automobile Dealers’ Association, with 4,174 vehicles delivered locally last month. Most of the loss was in the sales of used vehicles, the monthly report showed, as new car sales fell to […]

Thursday, February 11, 2016

SALEM, Ohio – Hunt Valve, a fluid power engineering company specializing in severe-duty valves and components, received a Salem Area Safety Council Safety Award from the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation. “At Hunt Valve, we make every effort to implement safe work practices and maintain our production facilities to the highest quality standards,” said Brad Sterner, […]

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Members of the Youngstown YMCA Central Branch will realize many benefits from its $5 million renovation, which began this week. Workout areas will be more centralized. Additional space for youth programs will be added, and the view from the fitness center promises to be beautiful. The real benefits however, are less tangible, […]

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Two activist groups are petitioning the Ohio Department of Natural Resources to deny a permit to inject wastewater into a newly drilled well along state Route 193 in Vienna Township that recently came under new ownership. The groups – FrackFree Mahoning Valley and Buckeye Forest Council — say that the injection well, […]

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

GROVE CITY, Pa. – Grove City College’s Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation will kick off its Richard G. Staley Visionary Entrepreneur Speaker Series at 7 p.m. Feb. 24 in Sticht Lecture Hall in the Hall of Arts and Letters on campus. The first lecture – “You Might Be An Entrepreneur and Not Even Know It!” […]

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Faced with a virtual do-or-die situation Tuesday, Ohio Gov. John Kasich survived to head to South Carolina, having finished in second place in the New Hampshire Republican presidential primary. Kasich garnered15.9% of the vote, behind real estate mogul and reality show host Donald Trump, who won 35.1% of the vote. Rounding out […]

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

VIENNA TOWNSHIP, Ohio – Aerodynamics Inc. characterized as meritless two objections filed last week against the order allowing it to provide service to Youngstown-Warren Regional Airport and urged the U.S. Department of Transportation to reject both. ADI, purchased last year by John and Janet Beardsley, sought the certification to permit it to provided scheduled daily […]

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